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LTG

Learning Technologies GroupAIM:LTG Stock Report

Market Cap

UK£1.3b

7D

-3.7%

1Y

10.5%

Updated

30 Nov, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
LTG fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth6/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

LTG Stock Overview

Learning Technologies Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of talent and learning solutions, content, services, and digital platforms to corporate and government clients.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Learning Technologies Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£1.68
52 Week HighUK£2.39
52 Week LowUK£1.36
Beta1.2
1 Month Change-14.35%
3 Month Change-26.38%
1 Year Change10.55%
3 Year Change109.10%
5 Year Change408.18%
Change since IPO999.67%

Recent News & Updates

Sep 29
These 4 Measures Indicate That Learning Technologies Group (LON:LTG) Is Using Debt Safely

These 4 Measures Indicate That Learning Technologies Group (LON:LTG) Is Using Debt Safely

Some say volatility, rather than debt, is the best way to think about risk as an investor, but Warren Buffett famously...

Aug 23
If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out Learning Technologies Group (LON:LTG) Before It's Too Late

If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out Learning Technologies Group (LON:LTG) Before It's Too Late

Some have more dollars than sense, they say, so even companies that have no revenue, no profit, and a record of falling...

Shareholder Returns

LTGGB SoftwareGB Market
7D-3.7%-2.1%-2.6%
1Y10.5%16.5%10.9%

Return vs Industry: LTG underperformed the UK Software industry which returned 14% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LTG underperformed the UK Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is LTG's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LTG volatility
LTG Average Weekly Movement4.1%
Software Industry Average Movement4.7%
Market Average Movement4.9%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market9.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: LTG is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LTG's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19861,100Jonathan Satchellhttps://www.ltgplc.com

Learning Technologies Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of talent and learning solutions, content, services, and digital platforms to corporate and government clients. It operates through Software & Platforms Division, Content & Services Division, and Other segments. The company’s software and platforms comprise Gomo, a cloud-based responsive HTML5 e-learning authoring, distribution, and video platform; Rustici Software that allow companies to create, distribute, manage, and play e-learning-compliant content; PeopleFluent, an integrated talent management and learning solution; and Affirmity, which offers analysis, consulting, training, and software to optimize affirmative action and diversity and inclusion programs.

Learning Technologies Group Fundamentals Summary


Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LTG income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£150.82m
Cost of RevenueUK£104.65m
Gross ProfitUK£46.17m
ExpensesUK£28.46m
EarningsUK£17.71m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.023
Gross Margin30.61%
Net Profit Margin11.74%
Debt/Equity Ratio5.3%

How did LTG perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.5%

Current Dividend Yield

33%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Learning Technologies Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

25.8%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: LTG (£1.68) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£2.26)

Significantly Below Fair Value: LTG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LTG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (74.5x) compared to the UK Software industry average (50.9x).

PE vs Market: LTG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (74.5x) compared to the UK market (19x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: LTG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LTG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.9x) compared to the GB Software industry average (4x).


Future Growth

How is Learning Technologies Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

54.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: LTG's forecast earnings growth (54.9% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: LTG's earnings (54.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (12.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: LTG's revenue (46.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: LTG's revenue (46.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: LTG's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (73.3%).


Past Performance

How has Learning Technologies Group performed over the past 5 years?

58.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LTG has a large one-off loss of £6.7M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: LTG's current net profit margins (11.7%) are higher than last year (6.9%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LTG's earnings have grown significantly by 58.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: LTG's earnings growth over the past year (96.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (58.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: LTG earnings growth over the past year (96.1%) exceeded the Software industry 12.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: LTG's Return on Equity (6.5%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Learning Technologies Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LTG's short term assets (£93.5M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£101.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: LTG's short term assets (£93.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (£51.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LTG has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: LTG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 45.1% to 5.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: LTG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (243.4%).

Interest Coverage: LTG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (27.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Learning Technologies Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.48%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: LTG's dividend (0.48%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.37%).

High Dividend: LTG's dividend (0.48%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.17%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: LTG is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: LTG is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: LTG is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LTG's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

6.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jonathan Satchell (54 yo)

8yrs

Tenure

UK£361,000

Compensation

Mr. Jonathan Satchell has been the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at Learning Technologies Group plc (formerly, In-Deed Online Plc) since November 8, 2013. He serves as Non-Executive Direct...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jonathan's total compensation ($USD477.99K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.53M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jonathan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LTG's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: LTG's board of directors are considered experienced (7.4 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: LTG insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 6.6%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Learning Technologies Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Learning Technologies Group plc
  • Ticker: LTG
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1986
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: UK£1.319b
  • Shares outstanding: 786.63m
  • Website: https://www.ltgplc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Learning Technologies Group plc
  • 15 Fetter Lane
  • London
  • Greater London
  • EC4A 1BW
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/30 21:33
End of Day Share Price2021/11/30 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.